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Hillside's St. Patrick's Day Wish and Gift to You

Hillside's St. Patrick's Day Wish and Gift to You

You know you're Irish (or Irish-at-heart) if you're... Utterly impractical, never predictable, Sometimes irascible, quite inexplicable. A strange blend of shyness, pride and conceit, And stubborn refusal to bow in defeat. Ready to argue and spoiling to fight, ’Til the smile of a child inspires delight Your eyes are the quickest to well up with tears, Your courage the strongest to banish all fears. Passion as fierce as devotion is grand, There’s no middle ground on which you ... read more

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The Best Auto Repair in Torrance, CA - 3 Ways Hillside Auto Repair Sets Itself Apart

The Best Auto Repair in Torrance, CA - 3 Ways Hillside Auto Repair Sets Itself Apart

Here at Hillside Auto Repair in Torrance, CA, we pride ourselves on providing not only quality auto maintenance and repair in a clean and friendly environment, but we want to be truly a cut above other auto service centers near Torrance, Palos Verdes, and Redondo Beach.  When you visit Hillside Auto Repair, you’ll be treated like family, and your vehicle will be serviced using state-of-the-art equipment and expertly trained t ... read more

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Plaza Automotive Joins Forces with Hillside Auto Repair

Plaza Automotive Joins Forces with Hillside Auto Repair

Dave Carney welcomes Plaza Automotive customers!  We look forward to getting to know you and serving your auto maintenance and repair needs, whether hybrid electric or conventional.  

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A Few Drops One Day Keeps the Mouse Away...

A Few Drops One Day Keeps the Mouse Away...

Okay, we've taken liberties with that old adage, and but we wanted a fun way to share a tip with you if you have problems with rodents in your garage or where you park your automobile. One day, one of our wonderful customers was driving home and began parking her van. But when she stepped on the brake, the pedal didn't resist - it kept going down!  Fortunately, she had the presence of mind to use her emergency brake and was able to stop her van. Whew!  That really shook her u ... read more

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Hillside Auto Repair Selected 1 of the Best 3 Car Repair Shops in Torrance

Hillside Auto Repair Selected 1 of the Best 3 Car Repair Shops in Torrance

Hillside Auto Repair in Torrance has been selected by ThreeBest Rated as one of the three best car repair shops in Torrance! "Three Best Rated® was created with a simple goal to find you the top three local businesses per category per city. Our employees Handpick Top 3 local businesses per category.  We display only businesses that are verified by our employees since customers deserve only the best in life. We "handpicked Top 3 Car Repair Shops in Torrance, CA. We checked cu ... read more

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Time for a Smog Check? Which South Bay Smog Check Center Should You Go To?

Time for a Smog Check? Which South Bay Smog Check Center Should You Go To?

If you live or work in Torrance, Lomita or other LA South Bay communities, when it’s time for your vehicle’s smog inspection, head to A&A Smog Away at 1913 Pacific Coast Highway in Lomita or call 310-534-8706.  Hillside Auto Repair in Torrance no longer performs smog inspections. Instead, we recommend A&A, a STAR-certified Test Only station. The owner, Mark Khan, is a great guy, very kind and hel ... read more

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Hybrid Battery Repair – Do Not Try This At Home!

Hybrid Battery Repair – Do Not Try This At Home!

The internet is a wonderful place where you can find information anything you can imagine. And if you can imagine it, chances are good there’s a how-to video out there. From knitting to baking brownies to home repair to changing the oil on your car, you name it, you can learn how to do it online. But there are some things that should be left to the professionals. Complex things, like mold remediation or repairing the battery on your hybrid car. About Hybrid Car Batteries Before getting i ... read more

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Hillside Auto Repair Torrance: In the Media

Hillside Auto Repair Torrance: In the Media

Hillside Auto Repair in Torrance, CA was featured in Parts & People. Dick DeLoach wrote, "As Time Change, So Does Hillside - Hillside Auto adapts to evolving vehicle demographic by partnering with The Hybrid Shop." "We are proud to be featured in Parts & People, a publication providing industry news and information for automotive parts and service professionals," says, owner Dave Carney.  Carney  "has changed his business model through the years, embra ... read more

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How Much Does an Oil Change Cost in Torrance?

How Much Does an Oil Change Cost in Torrance?

Regular oil changes are critical for proper vehicle maintenance. To the untrained eye, changing the oil may seem like a ho-hum, no-brainer task but in reality, performing this service correctly can extend the life of your car and improve fuel efficiency.  All about car motor oil Modern oil products are engineered to optimize the functioning of your car by: — Facilitating engine starts — Reducing friction, wear, rust and corrosion  — Lubricating, cl ... read more

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Hillside Auto Repair Thanks You for Your Generosity

Hillside Auto Repair Thanks You for Your Generosity

  Food on Foot was the beneficiary of this year's annual car wash fundraiser at Hillside Market and Motorfuels in Torrance. Food on Foot offers the homeless the opportunity to get back to work. It is dedicated to providing the poor and homeless of Los Angeles with nutritious meals, clothing, and assistance in the transition to employment and life off the streets. Thank you to our customers for your generosity - we've exceeded our goal! Happy Holiday

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